8 Germiest Items in Your Home

Turns out, bacteria tends to linger on some of the most frequently used household items. Here, a list of germ-laden places—and how to tackle those trouble spots.

How to Prevent Fruit Flies

Banish pesky fruit flies with these easy tips.

What Ingenious Cleaning Tricks Did You Learn from Your Mom?

This month, readers share their moms’ tried-and-true tips for scrubbing, scouring, stain fighting, and more. Try one the next time you tidy up.

What Is Your Favorite Cleaning Product and Why?

Here, readers share under-the-sink staples guaranteed to give you the advantage in your next grunge match.